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West Tenn Round-up: Matt Craig

West Tenn's Matt Craig

JACKSON, Tenn. - Matt Craig has been a productive part of first place West Tenn's lineup this season, batting .280 with four home runs and 17 RBI through his first 24 games. Inside, Craig tells Inside The Ivy that he attributes his success to familiarity with his role. Also, an exclusive conversation with the 24-year-old regarding his 15-day suspension for violating MLB's Minor League Drug Prevention and Treatment Program, and what he's done to help clear his name.

"I can cut down on my strikeouts a lot more," admits Craig, who has fanned 19 times this season. "At Daytona (in 2003), all of my home runs came in the second half of the year. I consider myself a well-rounded guy. Wherever I hit in the lineup, I just need to drive in runs. The RBI is the single most important number to me." Craig began the season batting .314 through his first 10 games, but had... Recommended Stories

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